Why do people look younger after weight loss?

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    Why do people look younger after weight loss?

    Whether you look younger after losing unwanted pounds depends on a number of factors. If you are over 40, losing too much weight can give you a gaunt look that makes you appear older, while keeping a few extra pounds around can lead to a more youthful appearance. On the other hand, if you are significantly overweight, losing weight in a healthy manner can give you a youthful, toned silhouette.


    Your Face


    When it comes to your face, there are pros and cons to losing weight. If you carry a significant amount of excess weight, you may have noticed that your eyes appear smaller and your jawline less defined. Losing weight will widen your eyes and sharpen your profile. The downside of losing weight is that wrinkles can become more noticeable once they're not plumped up with extra fat. A natural effect of aging is the gradual disappearance of fat pads under the eyes -- without them, eyes can appear older.


    Lose Weight Slowly


    The manner in which you lose weight can affect your appearance significantly. If you have a large amount of weight to lose, and lose it rapidly, you may end up with excess skin. This can give you an untoned, wrinkly appearance. Many people who lose in excess of 100 lbs. choose to have surgery to remove excess skin, which restores their youthful appearance. Lose weight at a slow rate of 1 lb. a week to minimize your chances of developing loose skin.


    Exercise


    As you age, you lose muscle tone. One of the best ways to lose weight and stimulate a youthful appearance is to exercise. Lift weights to tone muscles and engage in vigorous activities to give your skin a youthful glow. Exercise can do more than give your body a more youthful appearance -- it has an anti-aging effect on the brain. It also influences how you see yourself. Getting out and doing an activity such as mountain biking or canoeing can help you to feel youthful. While there's truth to the saying, "If you don't look good, you don't feel good," the reverse is also true. Feeling good may be the best elixir for youthful looks that exists.

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    On point! That is all true!

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    Quote Originally Posted by solidassears View Post
    On point! That is all true!
    Yeah, Thanks!

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    Obesity is a big problem when compared to the stereotypical “beauty” standards imposed by society. Extra weight hides bone structure. It adds extra folds of skin. It creates wrinkles.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Derek Wilson View Post
    Obesity is a big problem when compared to the stereotypical “beauty” standards imposed by society. Extra weight hides bone structure. It adds extra folds of skin. It creates wrinkles.
    Is hard on your heart -lungs -joints and makes you lazy and tired .-OD

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    Less facial fat always makes you look better regardless of wrinkles ... I mean we all get wrinkles eventually so not a big deal really, but you don’t have to be a fat face


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    Quote Originally Posted by HFO3 View Post
    Less facial fat always makes you look better regardless of wrinkles ... I mean we all get wrinkles eventually so not a big deal really, but you don’t have to be a fat face


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    I was hoping the added fat would stretch the wrinkles out

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    Quote Originally Posted by Montego View Post
    I was hoping the added fat would stretch the wrinkles out
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    Quote Originally Posted by ordawg1 View Post
    Is hard on your heart -lungs -joints and makes you lazy and tired .-OD
    Yeah, noted.

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    Quote Originally Posted by HFO3 View Post
    You don’t have to be a fat face


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    So important for us!

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